Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated across the country on Saturday
Around 27,000 sacrificial animals worth Tk250 crore have been sold across the country through online cattle marketplaces ahead of the holy Eid-ul-Azha.
e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) General Secretary Abdul Wahed Tamal in a virtual media briefing unveiled the data on Friday.
The data was collected through a survey conducted among e-CAB members, Bangladesh Dairy Farmers' Association (BDFA) and other platforms who sold cattle using digital platforms.
Of the total sales, e-CAB members sold 6,800 cows, dairy farmer members sold 9,500 cows, while government launched digital cattle market (haat) sold 500, e-commerce platform at district level sold over 5,000 cows.
Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated across the country on Saturday.